Appointments

Appointments are regularly available from 9am to 4.30pm on weekdays and on Saturdays by request.

A standard session is of 75 minutes (1 hr 15 mins) duration.

Longer or shorter sessions can be negotiated.

Appointments can be made by calling 1300 371 771 or by emailing esse@essepsychology.com.au

Fees: 75mins $190 (excl. gst)
90mins $220 (excl. gst)
120mins $280 (excl. gst)

(Note that gst will be additional if services are being requested and paid for by an employer or organization)

Full payment is required on the day of service.

No bulk billing.

Payment can be made by credit card, cash or electronic fund transfer.

A 24 hour cancellation fee applies for counselling appointments.

Medicare funded counselling support

Some personal counselling clients will likely be eligible to receive Medicare funded support for a portion of each session of counselling (6-10 sessions in any calendar year). Eligibility will need to be discussed with your GP.

For more information related to the Medicare supported counselling offered under the Better Access initiative, click here. Please contact Esse Psychology to obtain provider details that your GP will need prior to writing a referral for psychological counselling services.

Click here for personal counselling & psychotherapy service

The current Medicare rebate available for GP referred counselling services to Esse Psychology is $84.80.  Clients will need to independently pursue rebates for which they may be entitled following full payment at time of service.

Likewise, private health fund rebates should be pursued directly by the client after payment of the full service fee for each appointment.

Standards of Practice

Psychologists who are members of the Australian Psychological Society endorse a comprehensive code of ethical practice as outlined in the APS Charter for Clients (Click here to read more).